About Shannon O'DonnellShannon speaks with organizations and universities around the world about the importance of global citizenship and international travel. Her talks use storytelling and practical advice, coupled with humor and warmth, to inspire audiences to take action on their travel dreams.

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About The Volunteer Traveler's HandbookThe Volunteer Travelers Handbook uses storytelling and research to guide travelers to a positive volunteer experience. The book provides practical advice and ethical guidance to help travelers create a positive impact on the communities they visit as they travel.

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blog writingThe A Little Adrift blog is a glimpse into the life of a long-term traveler. You’ll find musings about life on the road, tales of travel and photography from around the world. Shannon shares her fears and successes, as well as advice for anyone dreaming of traveling the world.

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